Philadelphia, PA - A highlight of the season, Center City District Restaurant Week, sponsored by TD Bank and OpenTable, is back this September. It will run 10 consecutive days, including Saturday, for most of the 120 participating restaurants offering a variety of culinary delights.
Philadelphia, PA - Having hosted numerous political conventions, including the 2000 Republican gathering and the 1948 conventions for all three parties (Democratic, Republican, and Progressive), Philadelphia is used to being in the political spotlight. It was here where disgruntled colonists created a new form of government, and today many of the places where those meetings, debates, and activities took place still stand. Here are a few iconic locations with deeply rooted connections to the American political process:
Philadelphia, PA - As part of the City’s continuing efforts to improve its economic competitiveness, starting July 1, 2017, the City’s Wage Tax rate is reduced to 3.8907% for residents and 3.4654% for nonresidents. Any paycheck that businesses issue with a pay date after June 30, 2017 must have Philadelphia City Wage Tax withheld at the new rate.
Philadelphia, PA - Exciting new features in the Courtyard at City Hall were unveiled today, highlighting this important public space’s history and its central place in Philadelphia’s heart.
Philadelphia, PA - Today the Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy announced that the conservation of the William Penn statue by Alexander Milne Calder has been completed.
Philadelphia, PA - launched the Fair Chance Hiring Initiative (FCHI), a pilot program designed to encourage businesses to provide Philadelphians with meaningful employment when they return from incarceration. The Fair Chance Hiring Initiative was created to provide a more efficient alternative to the current Philadelphia Re-Entry Program (PREP) Tax Credit, and if successful this program will be proposed as a permanent replacement for PREP in the future.
Philadelphia, PA - The concourse to the 16th & Locust northwest corner remains closed indefinitely while the City of Philadelphia inspects a protruding wall and makes repairs.